How to test if my Intrusion Prevention system is working?

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Intrusion prevention systems
IPS
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Symantec Endpoint Protection
I have Symantec Endpoint Protection ver 11 installed, with ips and ids. How could I know if it is working or not? I tried to run a couple of tools, gfi languard ver 9.5 evalution version, zenmap, but they did not prodice any entries in IPS logs.. Any help is appreciated...

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Symantec endpoint Protection ver 11

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Sounds like something might have been blocking these scans before they hit your IDS/IPS software. Do you have the Windows Firewall running? Are there any other security applications running on this client?

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